Learning & training

Life after furlough: reintegrating staff into work

Many of the workers set to return from furlough next week will be feeling anxious, disconnected and resentful. Here's how employers should approach this challenging next step.

Personnel Today Awards 2021 opens for entries

HR and L&D teams wishing to celebrate the successes of the past year can begin their journey towards receiving the recognition they deserve from today.

UK workplaces are not institutionally racist, commission claims

UK organisations are not institutionally racist and diversity has increased in key professions, according to a government-commissioned review.

White paper: How to overcome your IT skills gap

PROMOTED | The pandemic has created a fresh imperative for organisations to digitise and, in order to do this, their workforce must have strong digital skills and capabilities.

One in four firms face shortage in basic digital skills

A report has identified a significant gap in digital skills capabilities and employers' demand for them,

Ethnic minorities more likely to be overlooked for jobs and pay rises

One in three black and minority ethnic workers claim to have been unfairly turned down for a job, according to the TUC.

BBC plans to move more jobs out of London

The BBC has revealed plans to move hundreds of jobs out of London and invest in local reporting roles and apprenticeships.

Building the case for tech training and investment

PROMOTED | The pandemic has presented organisations with an opportunity to transform the way they work and what they have to offer, with many reinventing business models, ramping up...

Ineffective training means tech investment wasted

Most firms have increased overall investment in technology tools but only 27% of IT decision-makers are satisfied with their employees’ abilities to use them.

How to be more inclusive of staff with ADHD

People with ADHD often report having difficulty prioritising work tasks or remaining focused when reading or writing. Katherine Kindersley explains how organisations should support them.

New ‘flexi’ apprenticeships to be announced in budget

A new ‘flexi-job’ apprenticeship will allow apprentices to work with a number of different employers in their chosen sector.

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CIPD: Apprenticeship levy has failed

England’s apprenticeship levy has failed on every measure, the CIPD has said in a strongly worded statement stemming from an...

MOBO founder: Resilience can help leaders reset values

Organisations can use the pandemic to reset and emphasise their values, according to Kanya King, founder of the MOBO (Music...

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